DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) police officer is recovering this morning after a suspected drunk driver slammed into the officer’s squad car.
The crash happened 2:30 a.m. on Harry Hines Boulevard, near Community Drive.READ MORE: Greater Manchester Police Arrest 2 Teens Allegedly In Connection With Colleyville Synagogue Hostage Standoff
DART officials have given few details on exactly what happened, but video shows the bumper and hood of the officer’s squad car was badly damaged.READ MORE: Cowboys Rallying In 4th Quarter - Trailing 23-17
Officers with the Dallas Police Department went to the scene to help with the investigation. CBS 11 News crews at the scene witnessed a man being given a field sobriety test before being handcuffed and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI).MORE NEWS: Colleyville Rabbi: 'We Are Resilient And We Will Recover'
A DART spokesperson confirmed that the officer was taken to a local hospital, but gave no information on that person’s condition.